|Above, a Yosemite Valley meadow. Photo by Armand Vaquer.|
The Yosemite Conservancy has announced $12 million donation to Yosemite National Park to fund park projects this year.
According to the Fresno Bee:
Yosemite Conservancy announced a $12 million donation to Yosemite National Park to fund dozens of projects, including a new trail to the Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias along the historic Washburn Road stage coach route.
Other projects include restoring bee, butterfly and hummingbird habitat, and studying species in Ackerson Meadow, the newest area of the park.
“Incredible work is being done in Yosemite to protect habitat and wildlife and to make it an even better experience for visitors through our successful partnership with Yosemite National Park,” said Frank Dean, Yosemite Conservancy president. “Gifts from Yosemite Conservancy donors make this important work possible.”
The money will be used for 34 projects this year.
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